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“I tried overturning a garbage pail half full of water on a lackluster singer’s head. Unfortunately, it didn’t work. You know what his reaction was? [He cops a totally straight expression.] ‘What’d you do that for?’”- Joe Chiccarelli

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mastering (audio term)

According to renowned mastering engineer Bob Katz, mastering is the art of refining and polishing a mix to take it to the next quality level. Originally, mastering was the preparation of audio for the transfer from tape to vinyl. Nowadays, it can mean varying levels of processing at the end of the production chain, where recorded material is prepared for duplication and distribution.

mastering (audio term)



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